Artist’s representation of the ID2299 galaxy

This artist’s impression of ID2299 shows the galaxy, the product of a galactic collision, and some of its gas being ejected by a “tidal tail” as a result of the merger. New observations made with ALMA, in which ESO is a partner, have captured the earliest stages of this ejection, before the gas reached the very large scales depicted in this artist’s impression.

Credit:

ESO/M. Kornmesser

About the Image

Id:eso2101a
Type:Artwork
Release date:11 January 2021, 17:00
Related releases:eso2101
Size:3768 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:ID2299
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy
Category:Galaxies

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